Supervisory Development Foundations Certificate

Leaders from across the University provided input on the top skills supervisors need to help the University carry out its teaching, research, and outreach mission. The Supervisory Development Course was developed exclusively for faculty and staff who oversee the work of others. These online, self-paced courses can be completed in no particular order and include:

  • videos
  • quick-guide resources
  • quizzes
  • supplemental materials including webinars, articles, and other resources

Total time commitment per module: Approximately two hours.

Once all courses are complete and participants have submitted final reflection assignments, they will be awarded the Supervisory Development Foundations certificate.

Enroll in Feedback and Coaching Course

Find out how to formulate effective feedback and plan a productive coaching discussion.

Enroll in Managing Conflict Course

Build the skills necessary to determine the source of conflict and understand when and how to get involved.

Enroll in Employee Engagement Course

Understand what employee engagement is and the employee engagement cycle.

Enroll in Selection and Hiring Course

Learn best practices in the selection and hiring process including, careful analysis of the position needs, conducting effective interviews, and confidently making a final hiring decision.

Enroll in Managing and Evaluating Performance Course

Learn about the best practices in performance management, including goal setting, check ins, and performance evaluation.

Enroll in Leading Teams Course

Discover the purpose and functions of a team and how to improve a team’s performance, decision-making abilities, and conflict resolution.

Enroll in Onboarding New Employees Course

Learn how to create an onboarding plan built on elements that establish and foster long-term employee engagement.

Enroll in Driving Results through Others Course

Identify and focus on your team's highest impact results by developing an achievement plan using influence, delegation, and resource analysis.